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The ABCs of School Photography in New York: A Guide for Administrators

by | ABC School Photography Blog

Hey there, New York school administrators! Get ready to mark your calendars, because one of the most magical and memorable days of the entire school year is fast approaching! Yes, you guessed it—it’s picture day! A day filled with smiles, laughter, and those adorable photo poses that parents will treasure forever. And who better to capture these precious moments than ABC School Photography? As the premiere choice in School Photographers New York, we’re not just thrilled, we’re absolutely ecstatic to partner with you to make this year’s school photo day an absolute hit! Our enthusiasm knows no bounds when it comes to capturing those perfect snapshots that will adorn living room walls and grandparents’ mantles for years to come.

If you’re an administrator looking to make the most of your school photography day, here are 15 invaluable tips:

  • Coordinate Early: Schedule photo day at least two months in advance.
  • Pre-Communication: Keep parents and teachers informed with newsletters and memos.
  • Location Matters: Choose a well-lit, spacious venue within the school.
  • Backup Plan: Always have an indoor alternative for bad weather conditions.
  • Props and Backdrops: Decide on these elements beforehand to match school themes or colors.
  • Class Scheduling: Stagger class photo times to avoid bottlenecks.
  • Teacher Support: Ensure that teachers are present to manage students.
  • Dress Code: Communicate any specific attire that students should or should not wear.
  • Photo Queues: Mark spots for lining up to keep the process organized.
  • ID Tags: Make sure students have identification for smoother photo labeling.
  • Accessibility: Ensure the setup is accessible to all students, including those with disabilities.
  • Snacks and Hydration: Keep some refreshments handy for children waiting their turn.
  • Feedback Loop: Have a system for parents to provide feedback on proofs.
  • Post-Event Communication: Let parents know when and how photos will be distributed.
  • Thank You Notes: Show your appreciation to everyone who helped make the day a success.

What sets us apart? Let’s start with careful planning. We collaborate closely with administrators like you to ensure every detail is pitch-perfect. With our services spanning School Portraits Staten Island, Brooklyn, Queens, Bronx, New Jersey, and upstate New York, we’re seasoned pros in delivering exceptional school photos. Our meticulous planning, state-of-the-art setup, exceptional posing techniques, and attention to grooming for each student make us the go-to School Photographers New York.

But we’re more than just a camera and a backdrop; we’re about creating an atmosphere of fun and ease for the kids. This helps us capture those genuine moments of childhood happiness. Don’t just take our word for it, read what our elated customers have to say!

On a budget? No worries! Our affordable packages offer incredible value. Plus, every single photo is developed in a top-notch professional photo lab and printed on premium Kodak paper. We also proudly contribute to school fundraisers, further enhancing our connection to the community!

So, administrators, if you’re aiming to make your upcoming school photography day a resounding success, make ABC School Photography your first and only choice. We’re not just any School Photographers New York; we’re YOUR School Photographers New York, passionately committed to capturing memories that last a lifetime!

Boasting more than 35 years of expertise in New York and New Jersey, ABC School Photographers is renowned for transforming school moments into cherished memories. Our Complete Mobile Photography Studio comes to you, featuring the latest in photographic technology, right at your school's doorstep.

Our dedicated professional team ensures that school photo days are not just about taking pictures, but about creating a memorable, hassle-free experience.

Choose ABC School Photographers for portraits that are not just pictures, but timeless treasures of your school years!

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